Signs and Symptoms of a Blood Clot

  • The signs and symptoms of a blood clot include swelling, skin tenderness and warmth, and even chest pain, shortness of breath, and dizziness.

Blood clot symptoms vary depending on the size and whether it’s in a vein or an artery. The severity of blood clot symptoms also depends on what’s causing them.

This article will go over the common signs and symptoms of a blood clot and what to do if you’re experiencing them.

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Common Blood Clot Symptoms

It is possible to have no symptoms with a blood clot—for example, if you have a clot in your kidney. However, blood clots in major veins or arteries will usually cause symptoms that are serious and require emergency medical care.

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This Article Submitted to MSRN by Pat France, MSRN Member